Careers and Alumni

Buff, Blue, and Green 

Any student from any school can be a part of creating a sustainable future. Take a look at what GW grads are working on and hear from alumni in the private, nonprofit, and government sectors.

 

Private Sector: Daron Coates

Managing Director, ThinkBox Group

MBA, GW School of Business

Published 2016

Government Sector: Jerry Tinianow

Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Denver, CO

BA, GW Elliott School of International Affiars

JD, GW Law School

Published 2015

Nonprofit Sector: Maddie Morales

Fellow, FoodCorps

BA, GW Elliott School of International Affairs

Published 2016

 

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Jobs and Internships 

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Sustainability is a broad field. From fieldwork in the Amazon to data-crunching at Google, the opportunities are endless. Learn more at the Center for Career Services where you can sign-up for job and internship notifications. 

If you are an employer with job or internship opportunities, please contact us at SustMinor@gwu.edu.


Alexander Mueller

-Alexander Mueller

"The two most important issues for sustainability are energy and food. If we don’t get these right we won’t achieve the SDGs. There are endless job opportunities."


Chuck Frank Sierra Club Military Outdoors Fellowship  

Military outdoors program

 

The Sierra Club Military Outdoors Fellowship, sponsored by Chuck Frank GW class of '74,  is open to GW students in the VALOR program or enrolled in the sustainability minor. This summer fellowship includes developing programs and outings for the military and veteran community of D.C.

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Global Food Challenge

2015-2016 Emerging Leaders meet a Rwandan farmer, Agnes, to learn more about how she uses her three cows for milk production, a major part of her income.

2015-2016 Land O' Lakes Emerging Leaders meet a Rwandan farmer, Agnes, to learn more about how she uses her three cows for milk production, a major part of her income.

In 2015, Land O’Lakes Inc. launched the Global Food Challenge.  This program selects ten sophomores from six universities (including GW) to participate in a unique summer paid internship program that challenges these “Emerging Leaders” to learn more about food, hunger, agriculture and sustainability at key Land O’Lakes locations including headquarters in Minnesota, Washington, D.C. and Land O’Lakes International Development projects in Africa. 

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